Preparing for an Inspection


Preparing for an Inspection Checklist 

For Real Estate Agents, Buyers & Sellers
Allow 2 to 2½ hours for a home inspection (1-1½ for a condo).
The buyer should accompany the home inspector--for educational value.
Contact the property owner to confirm the date, time
(during daylight hours), and estimated duration of the
home inspection.
Provide the home inspector with the real estate agent's contact information as well as buyer's/seller's full name, address, and phone number(s).
Provide the home inspector with the property address, specific directions and access or lock box.
Be sure to contact Home Inspector at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled inspection if appointment needs to be cancelled or postponed.
Make sure all of the following are turned ON for the Inspection: gas, water, electric, hot water heater, and refrigerator.
Inform the owner that appliances, systems and equipment will be inspected.
Access to garage, closets, attics, etc. must be available for the Inspection.
The owner should remove all items that may block access to air conditioner, hot water heater, attic, access panels, electric service panel, etc.
Payment is due upon completion of the inspection.

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